6783.010 Periglossum Decne.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs; rootstock tuberous. Leaves sessile, linear. Flowers in dense, spherical pedunculate umbels. Corolla 5-lobed; lobes ± erect. Corona 5-lobed; lobes spathulate, erect, with a transverse ridge or flap. Follicles narrowly fusiform.

Worldwide: 4 species in southern Africa

Caprivi: 1 taxon.

Periglossum mackenii

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mackenii Harv.Description, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Periglossum
Flora of Mozambique: Periglossum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Periglossum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Periglossum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Periglossum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Periglossum
Wikipedia: Periglossum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Periglossum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Periglossum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Periglossum.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1135, retrieved 5 February 2023

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